Brian Fox enjoys a diverse career as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral Performer. Originally from University Place, Washington, he currently divides his time between New York City and Seattle performing with a diverse number of ensembles including the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, American Symphony Orchestra and the Malaysian Philharmonic. Until recently, he was a member of the New World Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas in Miami, FL. While there, he performed as concertmaster and soloist and was twice winner of the annual concerto competition. Brian’s performances were praised by the Miami Herald and the South Florida Classical Review as “touchingly expressive”, “remarkable”, “scrupulously musical” and “fully seasoned”.
Prior to his tenure in Miami, Brian was a member of La Orquestra Comunidad de Valencia, Reina Sofia (Spain), at the invitation of Music Director Lorin Maazel. Many live performances with the OCV were released to international acclaim on the Naxos label, most recently Wagner’s complete Der Ring des Nibelungen conducted by Zubin Mehta. Brian’s recording credits are varied, ranging from the solo albums of Tenor Juan Diego Florez to Alicia Keys triple platinum R&B hit “As I Am” and Alan Menken’s score for the movie “Mirror Mirror”.
Brian received bachelor’s and masters degrees in violin performance from the Manhattan School of Music. Additionally, he spent 6 summers as the Aspen Music Festival performing as concertmaster in the Aspen Concert Orchestra and assistant concertmaster of the Aspen Chamber Symphony, and has also appeared at the Tanglewood Music Center, Yellow Barn and Taos Music Festivals.
Lakes Area Music Festival
715 Laurel Street
Brainerd MN 56401
Hours: M, W, F 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.